BLAK TeK – 6.23.20

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Nigerian startup Jamborow raises $400k for blockchain-based fintech platform

Ventureburn Staff Reporter

Nigerian startup Jamborow has reportedly raised $400 000 from its shareholders to expand its blockchain-based B2B fintech platform…

Featured image (from left to right): Jamborow founders Moses Onitilo, John Kamara and Olusegun George

Black founders want tech companies to do more than donate

By Molly Wood

25-Year Old Founder of $10M Carrier Launches First Black Woman-Owned Smartphone Brand

From Black

Chaymeriyia Moncrief is a tech entrepreneur from Alabama who is the founder and CEO of prepaid wireless carrier, Tesix Wireless™ Network. She turned down a $4.4M takeover offer, raised over $5M, and ended the 2019 year with a $10M valuation. Now, she is taking on an even bigger technology sector: smartphones and electronics…

African startups can apply for South Korea’s K-Startup Grand Challenge

By Tage Kene-Okafor

K-Startup Grand Challenge (KSGC) is a startup accelerator programme conducted and financed by the Korean government…

8 African-American Tech Journalists You Should Know

By Lori Shepherd 

So you’re trying to get press and media coverage to create a buzz around your tech startup. You’ve developed a truly innovative product and now you want others to notice your company, especially investors and of course potential customers. Getting media coverage is one of the best ways to promote (for free) your firm. So I’ve put together a list of 8 well-respected tech writers you should know about and pitch ideas…

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